Resident stabs intruder to death at south St. Louis home

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 6:03 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 4:44 AM

(KMOV.com) – A man who broke into a south St. Louis garage is dead, killed when a resident took the intruder's knife and used it to kill him late Thursday.

Police said a man kicked in the door of a detached garage at a home in the 2800 block of Oceola.

A man and a woman were inside the garage when the suspect allegedly pulled out a knife. The male victim wrestled the weapon away from the suspect and stabbed him multiple times.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. Both victims were being questioned in the investigation. No names have been released.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Associated Press contributed to this report.

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